What our students are saying about The Dog’s Way results.
Carlene and her dog Rhaj
Breed: African Boerboel cross
Rhaj is a big working style flock guardian. Carlene got him from a real working farm in Washington State and found that living with him in a small home in Seattle was becoming problematic. She was beginning to lose control of him as he got to be a year old and close to a hundred pounds! She had tried many dog training books, and watched a lot of information on TV and online, to try to learn how to train her growing extra large dog. She was “at the end of her rope”!
Cindy and her dog Delta
Breed: English Bulldog
Cindy went through the course when she was 7-months-pregnant, expecting her first child. Delta was overly energetic, out-of-control and nutty around people that would visit the house. Cindy and her husband couldn’t imagine having an out of control dog and a new born baby all at the same time. Delta also had a tennis ball obsession. She would actively snatch the ball right out of their hands, sometimes catching fingers in the process, and once she had a ball in her mouth you couldn’t get her to give it up for anything! Cindy and her husband determined that training probably wouldn’t work with Delta because, in their words, “Delta was a different kind of dog!”
Jenny and her dog Cooper
Breed: Retriever Mix
Jenny has two dogs, but Cooper was her priority because he was so skittish and afraid. He wouldn’t listen and had no interest in responding to food treats at all. In fact, she had tried, unsuccessfully, to teach Cooper to lie down on command using food treats. Jenny admitted to us that she had determined that Cooper was just the sort of dog that would never be able to learn the “down.” Jenny felt that having two untrained dogs was way too much chaos for their family.
Laura and her dog Jake
Breed: Shepherd – Malinois mix
Laura has three dogs but wanted to focus on Jake because, as she describes him, he was a “basket case”. He had a short attention span, pulled terribly on the leash and would “lose his mind” when getting ready for a walk or getting to the park. Just walking the dogs was an ordeal for both Laura and her husband. Laura took Jake and her pit-mix George through the program.
Jared and his dog Clenny
Breed: Pit Bull
Jared had a lot of background handling dogs in shows and felt he could train his pit bull. He admitted to us that he’d really like some help because there were certain things he couldn’t get Clenny to learn. The first of his goals was to teach Clenny to just walk on a loose leash without pulling!
Julie and her dog Odie
Breed: Wheaten Terrier
Julie has an energetic (to say the least) Wheaten Terrier. This breed is most known for what is called the “Wheaten greetin”, which means these dogs frantically jump up on anyone they meet. Julie was told, as are many Wheaten owners, that this is just something that she’d have to get used to because you can’t train a Wheaten to stop doing it! Julie had tried five different dog trainers doing private lessons for her and Odie and still hadn’t solved her problem. Odie actually would behave in the house, with treats around, and nothing to distract him. However, once he got outside there was nothing that would work to stop him from jumping, barking and generally doing whatever he wanted to do!
“Thanks, Sean! So, so much information in just the first few lessons! Rufus was a crazy leash puller. We didn’t even like to walk him anymore. It took 3 walks over two days and he was walking on a loose leash about 90 percent of the time! The best and easiest walks we’ve had in years – thank you!”
“Bruce is a good boy but in all the classes we did he never really was able to hold a sit with anything going on around him. Well, you know your pizza guy scenario. We actually did that last night. He held a sit while we opened the door and got the pizza from the delivery person and then calmly released him from the sit after we closed the door. My wife was like, “What?!” We’re continuing through the course, but the results so far are nuts! Thanks for so much great info!”
“We were so dejected at our last dog training class. The trainer just said that Trina probably wasn’t going to learn because she wasn’t interested in food rewards. We’re honestly thinking of taking her to the pet store where we had that class to show off her 10-minute down – I know, it’s probably petty, but it would be so cool to show off in front of that trainer!!! 😊”
“We’re so impressed with how much information you’ve packed into each lesson. We were commenting that we feel like we’ve been through a course for professional dog trainers. The results with Maggie, though, have been nothing short of miraculous. Easy walks, no barking, no jumping, meeting people calmly. As you’ve said, we simply enjoy being out with our dog now. Sincere gratitude for literally changing our lives with our dog.”
“Hi Sean, we wanted to thank you for de-stressing our lives with our dog. Your course is so good! The step-by-step approach was so easy to follow. … The detail and specificity of the “leave it” lesson was one missing piece that changed everything for us. We’re using the temporary boundary command inside a lot as well. We didn’t even know dogs could learn stuff like that. Thanks again!”
“This was the best video course I’ve ever purchased. I thought it was going to be like a bunch of YouTube videos strung together. But it’s more like an educational TV show. I’d hate to know how much it cost to produce this (I used to work in TV). Anyways, a happy customer and student here with great results with Freddy. Super impressed with your production quality, educational skills, and ultimately the results. So easy to take Freddy anywhere now. Thanks!”
“I’ve spent literally thousands of dollars on dog training, classes, equipment, and books – all I have to say is that you should be charging more for your video course!! (But I’m glad you didn’t raise the price before I could buy it LOL) Thanks so much for helping me understand how to get across some basic rules to Hank. He was really trying to be a good boy but just never got it?? Now he gets it because I know what I’m doing! Thanks again, Sean. So grateful!!”
“Crazy good content! Thanks for putting such a comprehensive course together. We had no idea how many mistakes we were making. Our walks are so relaxing now and we’re taking our doggo everywhere with us now that we know what we’re doing. BTW – the permanent boundary to stay in the car until we call him out … probably literally a lifesaver! Thanks so much!”